Caritas Lebanon represented the Maronite Patriarch, Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros Raï, at the Vatican Saturday 09 March 2019

Caritas Lebanon’s President, Rev. F. Paul Karam, represented the Maronite Patriarch, Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros Raï, at the International Conference on Religions and Sustainable Development Goals organized by the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and presided by His Eminence Cardinal Peter Turkson. The Conference was held in the Vatican in the presence of famous figures from different religions with the aim of finding and thinking of a way to cooperate that would create and implement actual peace initiatives all around the globe all while respecting human dignity, nature and both the humanitarian and social levels. Participants relied on the Apostolic Exhortation on Environment entitled "Be Christian" to protect present and future generations. Earth’s blessings are for everyone and no one should ever waste them or use them in an unlawful or illegal way.